Paisley’s Panto Bringing Laughter into Living Rooms this Christmas! Christmas isn’t cancelled! PACE Theatre Company present their 33rd pantomime with Paisley Arts Centre – Lost in Pantoland – live online! Join Scottish panto favourites CHRIS ALEXANDER, ALAN ORR, DARREN BROWNLIE and DANI HERON for a hilarious live, interactive panto performance. It’s almost Christmas Day and … Read more

PACE Secures Culture Recovery Funding

PACE Theatre Company Ltd is delighted to be named as a recipient of Creative Scotland’s Culture Organisations and Venues Recovery Fund, announced on 5 November 2020. The Paisley-based theatre company, which ran the largest youth theatre of its kind prior to the introduction of Covid restrictions, is due to receive an award of £75,000 to support … Read more


Following the government announcement yesterday evening, we wanted to let you about our plans for the immediate future as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic.  Things are still changing almost hourly and we are continually reviewing what is possible.  From today, all remaining youth theatre workshops until the end of term on 26th March will … Read more

PACE Announce New Patron on-site at Exchange Theatre

PACE Theatre Company is delighted to announce actor James McArdle as its first patron. James is a former PACE Youth Theatre member and since graduating from RADA in 2010 he has garnered a string of impressive credits including title roles in James I, Platonov and Peter Gynt at the National Theatre, a Broadway transfer of Tony Kushner’s Angels in … Read more

Five Stars from The Herald for The Snow Queen!

Rollicking entertainment for all ages, it knocks spots off many big city pantos Mary Brennan, The Herald Read the full review here: https://www.heraldscotland.com/news/18091075.pantomime-snow-queen-paisley-arts-centre-five-stars/

Renfrewshire’s Favourite Business!

We are delighted to share that we have been voted Renfrewshire’s Favourite Business at Renfrewshire Chamber of Commerce’s ROCCO Awards!  We had a fantastic night at The Normandy Hotel, and even managed to get some snaps with the evening’s host, Fred MacCaulay. Thanks so much to everyone who voted and to all the fantastic nominees.

Limitless Schools Project

We are delighted to be working with seven Renfrewshire schools to create two exciting performances which will be performed at Johnstone Town Hall this October. The project will bring around 250 pupils together to create a large-scale, visual performance entitled Limitless. Featuring a score of original songs, the performance will be themed around an inspiring … Read more

PACE Announces The Snow Queen for Panto 2019

PAISLEY’S FAMILY PANTO THAT’S COOL AS CAN BE! This Christmas, PACE Theatre Company is delighted to announce its annual pantomime will be the The Snow Queen.  A festive treat for adults and children alike, this icy tale of a queen who is up to snow good will run from 27 November to 31 December, featuring … Read more

Paisley Youth Arts Festival 2019

We’re delighted to be one of the joint partners of the Paisley Youth Arts Festival, a new arts festival for young people in Paisley, Renfrewshire and beyond.  It is a joint initiative between ourselves and Create Paisley, Erksine Music & Media Studios, Paisley Art Institute, Renfrewshire Leisure – Arts Team, Students Association of University of … Read more